Fungal Nail Infection (Onychomycosis)

Onychomycosis is a nail fungal infection of the nail plates of toes or fingers caused by any different species of fungus. It usually becomes chronic and presents primarily as the changes in nail colour.  

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Assessing for fungal infections of the nails involves:

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leaf.jpg  Personal hygiene

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leaf.jpg   Nutritional imbalances 

Management

Naturopathic medicine has a number of different ways to treat fungal nail infections:

leaf.jpg  Topical creams and treatments

leaf.jpg  Nail debridement and cleaning

leaf.jpg  Addressing nutritional status

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leaf.jpg  Herbal Medicines

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leaf.jpg  Appropriate shoe and clothing choices

 

Contact us to arrange a complimentary 15 minute consultation to learn how naturopathic treatments can resolve your nail fungus and help you to develop healthy skin.  All naturopathic doctors in our clinic address skin disorders.  Dr. Sohail Malihi, ND has a special focus on skin conditions